Islands and Isolation · Philippine Gems

What’s new in THE NEW BORACAY? 10 Things You Need To Know

Ever since Boracay reopened after its rehabilitation closure in 2018, everyone are just as curious as I was to find out if there’s any remarkable changes. I first visited Boracay in 2009, that’s ten years ago, and I still remember how it was love at first sight the moment I stepped out of my hotel’s… Continue reading What’s new in THE NEW BORACAY? 10 Things You Need To Know

Backpacking and Beyond · Food For Thought · Travel Listicle · Vicariously in Vietnam

Eating My Way Around Hanoi, 2018 Edition: A Food Guide (Plus Top 10 Must Try Food)

I’ve been meaning to write about Hanoi for three years now, since I started my blog in 2015. It’s been sitting in my drafts, entitled “Hanoi, I Love You”, but months, years, have gone by, and I struggled to find the words to put together to eloquently describe why I felt the way I did… Continue reading Eating My Way Around Hanoi, 2018 Edition: A Food Guide (Plus Top 10 Must Try Food)

Adrenaline & Adventure · Backpacking and Beyond · Hacks For Wanderlust · Philippine Gems · Pretty Places · Travel Listicle

10 Reasons Why Zamboanga Is The Next Big Destination In The Philippines

One of the most overlooked provinces in the Philippines, Zamboanga, has been overlooked for over a decade. We’ve been told many times by everyone– our parents, the media, the world– to avoid the southern part of the Philippines. Although true in many aspects, there’s so much more to the South than all the misconceptions its… Continue reading 10 Reasons Why Zamboanga Is The Next Big Destination In The Philippines

Adrenaline & Adventure · Backpacking and Beyond · Female Travel Hack · Hacks For Wanderlust · Philippine Gems · Pretty Places · Travel Listicle

10 Safety Travel Tips For Mindanao, Philippines

After having lived in the Philippines for almost a decade now, I’m ashamed to say that I’m not entirely always in the know when it comes to the current events here. I choose to avoid the local news because it depresses me, and because I’ve also learned that media is not always the best source… Continue reading 10 Safety Travel Tips For Mindanao, Philippines

Adrenaline & Adventure · Hong Kong Hoppin' · Travel Listicle · World Lust

Top 5 Tips For Hong Kong Disneyland

I’m not really a big theme park person. I’d rather hike a mountain than stand in line for hours to ride a rollercoaster. Disneyland, however, will always be an exception. I’m a true 90’s kid so that means I grew up watching original Disney movies when it actually came out on the theater. Not on… Continue reading Top 5 Tips For Hong Kong Disneyland

Accommodations I Love · Philippine Gems

Where To Stay In Boracay: Ferra Hotel Is Like A Sleepover At Your Favorite Rich Tita’s House, But Better

I lost count of how many times I’ve been to Boracay. All I know is that with every visit, despite all the ups and downs, I find something new to love about it. I don’t wanna sound like a broken record, but I’ll say it again one more time: Boracay isn’t the same. It breaks… Continue reading Where To Stay In Boracay: Ferra Hotel Is Like A Sleepover At Your Favorite Rich Tita’s House, But Better

Accommodations I Love · Adrenaline & Adventure · Backpacking and Beyond · Heights & Hiking · Islands and Isolation · Philippine Gems · Pretty Places · Travel Listicle · World Lust

30 Most Awesome Things To Do In Antique, Philippines

I tried to brainstorm for the perfect adjective that best describes Antique, the province that has captivated me right from the first time I went in 2016. Magical. Mystical. Unique. Off beat. Kickass. Nope. No word is just good enough. Antique is better off as a word of its own, because as thick as Webster’s… Continue reading 30 Most Awesome Things To Do In Antique, Philippines